Date: Thu, 27 May 1999 11:38:53 +0200
From: RCS <>
Subject: Re: '92 900S conv, 70K miles, 3 sets of tires. Normal?

My 1993 900t conv. has now 55.000 miles and runs also on seperate winter tires - it now has finished (really finished!) the FIRST!!! summer tire set (195/60-15 Michelin Pilot HX). - and Iīm also concerning hard some times.... Maybee thereīs something with your wheel alignment? (or donīt drive like a lunatic?) ATTETNION: have a look at your shock absorbers (front) - they are finished often at 60.000 miles! RCS schrieb: > I have a '92 900S convertible that I bought new that I have 69K miles > on. I am about to put my fourth set of tires on it (and I ran separate > snows for 3 years). > > All the tires wear the same way - the outside on the fronts wear down. > The wear is noticeable within several thousand miles of being put on > (and, yes, I have had the car aligned each time I had new sets put on). > > I have to admit that rotation isn't in my vocabulary but before I get > yelled at for that - the one time I tried to be good about rotating a > new set, the first time they were rotated the car shook like there was > something major wrong but when the tires were put back everything was > fine. My ride has never seemed to suffer from the lack of rotation - > just my tread life. > > I'm just looking for any comments I can get: > Does the 900S Conv. have a history of not being able to maintain > an alignment? > > Do early 90's 900 Conv. always wear through tires like this and I > should just expect it? > > Is there a particular brand/type of tire that people have found > work better? > > (I'm non-turbo, total passenger car driving. Performance isn't > much of an issue with me and snow isn't either.) > > Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. > > --== Sent via ==-- > ---Share what you know. Learn what you don't.---

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